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Supporting your climate ambitions

Green banking for businesses

Facing the climate challenge 

Our ambition is to be a leading bank in addressing the climate challenge. We're working to make our operations climate positive by 2025. We're also here to support your business and your climate goals, as we all make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

How we could help with your climate goals

Funding for renewable energy

Lombard offer funding for a wide range of renewable energy assets. They’re experts in tailoring renewable energy asset finance solutions for businesses of all sizes.

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance only available for business purposes.

Expert green guidance from Mentor

Mentor can offer expert guidance to help you reduce your environmental impact, keep up with government regulations and initiatives, and make your business more efficient.

*Mentor's services incur a cost.

Support for climate-focused businesses 

Our Accelerator programme supports businesses to grow and scale.  At least 25% of our places are reserved for businesses with a green focus. The programme includes one-to-one coaching and learning/ networking events with a connected community and industry partners. To enquire, email us.

Moving to electric vehicles

The government has announced plans to speed up the transition to electric vehicles and end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. 

Lombard are here to support your move to electric vehicles, whether you’re looking at company cars or other business vehicles. We offer asset finance options tailored to your business needs. 

* Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance is only available for business purposes. 

Our climate change strategy

Our current focus

Helping to end harmful activity 

We plan to stop lending to and underwriting companies with more than 15% of activities related to coal

Championing climate solutions

We plan to provide an additional £20bn funding and financing for climate and sustainable finance between 2020 and 2022

Accelerating the speed of transition

We plan to help customers reduce their carbon impact with products and services, delivered through cross-industry collaboration

Our progress

Reducing our footprint

We’re working to make our operations climate positive by 2025

Working with the United Nations (UN)

We are a founding signatory of the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative’s Principles for Responsible Banking

Find out more about our strategy

We’re determined to be a leading bank in addressing the climate challenge

Learn more and stay informed

Visit our Business Hub for the latest on climate change, including sustainable finance news, renewable tech, government schemes, market insight, useful tools and upcoming events. 

You can subscribe to our renewable energy updates here too. 

Helpful climate resources

Green Personal Banking

Find out about green home grants, mortgages, energy saving tips and more in our Go Green hub

Environmental taxes and schemes

Stay informed about the government’s environmental taxes, reliefs and schemes for businesses here

Google’s carbon tracking tool 

Google’s Your Plan, Your Planet tool offers simple, personalised recommendations for how you could reduce your carbon footprint.

RenewableUK

The trade association for wind power, wave power and tidal power industries in the United Kingdom.

Something else we can help you with?